St. Patrick’s Day
The city of St. Paul is buzzing as it prepares to host the state’s top athletes and their parents for the annual Minnesota State High School League tournaments. But that’s not the only big event coming up on the east side of the river.
St. Patrick’s Day falling on a Monday meant a weekend-long celebration for some, and the Department of Public Safety says nearly 500 were arrested during increased DWI patrols. The DPS Office of Traffic Safety said that number may rise as additional information comes in.
Some proud beer drinkers took a rather festive approach Monday to the legislative process. The group Minnesota Beer Activists is trying to raise money to push for alcohol sales on Sunday. Several bands offered to play in support at First Avenue in downtown at a four-hour concert on St. Patrick’s Day.
St. Patrick’s Day is reason enough for many people to get out and celebrate the little or no Irish in their blood. If you’re in St. Paul, you won’t need the help of a leprechaun to find the party, just head downtown to the sea of green.
Every Monday, we’re answering your health and fitness questions to kick off your week right. This week definitely has a more festive feel with St. Patrick’s Day falling on Monday.
Which city has the best St. Patrick’s Day celebration?
If you plan on going out for the St. Patrick’s Day weekend, authorities said you’ll want to make sure you have a sober ride. The Minnesota Department of Public Safety said Thursday the State Patrol will have extra squads out over the weekend looking for impaired drivers.
It’s almost the weekend, so let’s get planning. St. Patrick’s Day is coming up, so celebrate the Irish in you this weekend, or hang out with the guys at He-Fest. Natalie Nyhus has all your best entertainment bets.
Expect to see a lot of Irish spirit this weekend. Monday is St. Patrick’s Day, but many celebrations will begin as soon as Friday.
Enjoy St. Patrick’s Day with the whole gang this year so both kids and parents can have a good time.
No need to sit at home on St. Patrick’s Day with so many fun bars to visit.
Granted, March is lighter in festival offerings than other months. It’s a tough time of year — it might be 60 degrees outside, and it might be -30. Nevertheless, the month of March has a much-beloved annual holiday celebrating a famous saint. Oh, and there’s St. Patrick’s Day, too.
It’s one of the most extreme winter competitions, and it’s back in St. Paul this weekend. Red Bull’s Crashed Ice is now in full swing. Last year’s competition brought 100,000 people to downtown St. Paul. And it has local merchants seeing green, like St. Paul’s Eagle Street Grill.
Metro Transit and Miller Lite will provide free bus and light rail rides on New Year’s Eve for the third year in a row. From 6 p.m. till the last scheduled trip, residents will be treated to complimentary rides on all Metro Transit buses and light rail, METRO Blue and Red lines, Plymouth Metrolink, Anoka County and Minnesota Valley Transit Authority buses. Metro Transit officials say they have provided more than one million rides through the Miller Free Rides Program on New Year’s Eve, and for the last 16 years on St. Patrick’s Day.
When Niagara Falls was illuminated blue on Monday to celebrate the birth of the Prince of Cambridge, there was no doubt what color would be used to mark the birth of the little boy.
Biking in the winter has been no big deal for Peter Hodne, but on St. Patrick’s Day weekend, his luck changed.
Officials say there was a slight rise in drunk driving arrests throughout Minnesota from last year over the St. Patrick’s Day holiday.
Seraphina and Katlyn are matching Shih Tzu dogs, out strolling on this St. Patrick’s Day. Owner Joan Redwing has them decked out with matching t-shirts that read “I HEART My Irish Mom.”
March is the third snowiest month on average in the Twin Cities, and this March is living up to that reputation.
Large crowds are expected at pubs across the Twin Cities to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day this weekend. Festivities are expected to start as early Friday evening and last through Sunday night and into Monday.
Extra law enforcement will be on patrol this weekend, as partygoers celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in the Twin Cities.
Looks like it’s going to take more than the luck of the Irish to get even close to the temperatures we saw last St. Patrick’s Day.
St. Patrick’s Day is Sunday, but St. Paul will officially celebrate on Saturday. The annual parade starts downtown at noon.
The Twin Cities has plenty of St. Patrick’s Day activities that families with kids of all ages can enjoy.